"Alien army invader in the late '30s was quickly translatable from Martian to German." --David Ropeik, Journalist
"War of the Worlds" premieres October 29, 2013 at 9pm ET on PBS.
The coal miners' battle for dignity led to the largest armed insurrection since the American Civil War.
From Joseph Smith's discovery of gold tablets to persecution, migration, and settlement in Utah, the film explores the history of the most American of religions.
In 1969, homosexuality was illegal in almost every state... but that was about to change. The Stonewall riots marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement.
Follow seven former Amish who choose their freedom over their family
With data compiled from tens of thousands of sex questionnaires, Alfred Kinsey changed America's views about sex with the Kinsey Reports.
The evocative stories of teenage hoboes crisscrossing America on trains during the Great Depression.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
Of all the alphabet agencies of the New Deal, none captured the public's imagination like J. Edgar Hoover's FBI.